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lieutenant

Pronunciation: /lɛfˈtɛnənt/

Translation of lieutenant in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 [military/العسكرية] (UK army; UK, US navy) مُلازِم أَوَّل to promote sb to [the rank of] lieutenant رَقّى شَخْصاً إلى رُتْبةِ مُلازِمٍ أَوَّلٍ a lieutenant in the army/navy ‫مُلازِم أَوَّل في الجَيْشِ \ البَحْريّةِ‬
  • 2 (US police) مُلازِم a lieutenant in the police/FBI مُلازِم في الشُرْطةِ \ مَكْتَبِ التَحْقيقاتِ الفيدِراليِّ to make sb a lieutenant رَقّى شَخْصاً إلى رُتْبةِ مُلازِمٍ
  • 3 (assistant) مُساعِد Sherlock Holmes' faithful lieutenant, Dr Watson ‫الدُكْتور واتْسون، المُساعِد الأَمين لِشِرْلوك هولْمِز‬ the gang leader entered, flanked by his lieutenants ‫دَخَلَ زَعيمُ العِصابةِ مُحاطاً بِرِجالِهِ‬

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